Lam Rim Buddist Centre

The Trustees

  • Ven. Geshe Dhonden
  • Ben Griffin Ben has been a close student of the late Venerable Geshe Damchö Yonten since 1979, when Ben was 16 years old. Since being a resident at the centre, he received many heart teachings on Lam Rim and the traditional Kadam after which he received permission to teach the Dharma. Ben first regularly taught Lam Rim over twenty years ago at the London Manjushri centre. He continues to practice according to the wishes of his teachers, integrating the Lam Rim with business and modern city life without relinquishing ancient Buddhist tradition.

  • Judith Hasell is a Yoga teacher and an Independent Speech and Language Therapist specialising in working with additional needs and autism spectrum conditions. As well as being a regional tutor for the Makaton Charity, she also acts as a registered intermediary providing support and advice to police and the Courts on effective interviewing strategies for vulnerable witnesses with communication difficulties.

  • Len Sinclair Len has been a close student of the late Venerable Geshe Damcho Yonten for more than 40yrs. He has also received many transmissions of Sutra, tantra, and Dzogchen from Masters of the Bon and the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism as well as the Burmese tradition. He is the source master of Eagle in the Nest Chi-kung where he is known as Sifu Yeshe Gyatso. Through his system, he has been teaching the Dharma under the guidance of Geshe-la in the UK, Iceland, Denmark, California and the Czech Republic for more than 25 years. His teaching style is relaxed, humorous and non-sectarian. Teaching is given from the points of view of non-monastic modern-day people living in the world with all it’s problems and challenges. It is mainly these problems and concerns that he addresses in his talks.

  • David Johnson
  • Mr Sherab